While some were previously sniffy about Dyer fronting a programme of this sort (before having even watched it, may we add), the NTA winner turned opinions around, with viewers lapping up his documentary style.
Taking to Twitter, fans were eager to say how much they enjoyed his romp through history, with some loving it for Dyer’s utterly hilarious one-liners.
I really hope someone is making this entire program into GIFs. I want to post 'That's how you want your cheese delivered. In an old sack' on my t/l everyday. #RightRoyalFamily
While others lauded it for being genuinely educational.
There’s a debate among some historians and educators as to how we should make history more accessible and popular in schools. I genuinely think we might have just found the answer in Danny Dyer. #RightRoyalFamily
I’m sticking my neck out there, ready to get it chopped off, but….. I thought #RightRoyalFamily@BBCOne was great! I’ve spent years trying to get this point across. Sir Dyer says it & perhaps it will stick. History can be funny and entertaining too [now runs for cover]…. https://t.co/vRkaSNUmBa